Sofia Ribeiro Branco (Partner) writes an article for the Almedina Observatory entitled "Criminal perspectives associated with the state of emergency".

In the criminal context, several questions arise as pressing as the fact that criminal proceedings are especially geared to the defence of citizens' rights, freedoms and guarantees. In this exceptional period and as long as the state of emergency is in force, the prosecution of certain types of crime is more pressing and the laws that execute it express concerns about the rapid and effective monitoring of offenders.

Read the article here.